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You can lead a field to water, but you can’t… hang on.

我田引水 ga.den.in.sui Literally: I/self – (rice) field – pull – water Alternately: “Drawing water for one’s own field.” Serving only your own interests. Saying and doing what’s best for your convenience without consideration for others. Notes: In Japan, where wet … Continue reading

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